BLOOMINGTON - Ralph G. Martin, 88, Bloomington, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday (June 15, 2007) at ManorCare Health Services, Normal.
Cremation rites will be accorded, interment of ashes will be private. Kibler-Smith Memorial Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Bloomington, a son of George Henry Martin and Mada Marie Winkleman Martin.
He was a lifelong resident of Bloomington/Normal and had been a loan officer for Lincoln Savings & Loan for many years. Most recently, Ralph was employed by Morris Granite Co. of Bloomington.
He married Madelon Lucille Book on April 15, 1944. She preceded him in death on May 11, 1989.
Ralph was a world-traveler, his favorite destination was Hawaii. He and his wife traveled there many times.-;
Ralph is survived by many friends who enjoyed his company.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.